The Junction, Dungannon
Investment Area 5.5: Geothermal Energy
This investment area will build the knowledge, skills and capacity required to develop a policy framework and encourage Programme Area investment in the geothermal technology sector. Increased usage of this renewable energy source will result in many environmental, social and economic benefits for the Programme Area.
The key objective of Investment Area 5.5 is to ‘promote energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions’, resulting in ‘an increased awareness and uptake of geothermal technologies for heat production across the Programme Area... improved energy efficiency, increased fuel security and a reduction in GHG emissions.’